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SNC Composting Program: Marina McCoy turns food waste into flowers

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Feature, Sustainability

Imagine if all of the apple cores, half-eaten muffins and cold macaroni noodles Sierra Nevada College students threw in trash cans were composted to grow flowers, fruits and vegetables. That’s the goal of Marina McCoy’s se... Read more »

Last US Bank Speaker Series

Hannah Greene, Staff Reporter

April 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, Community, Core Themes

President Alan Walker made a brief introduction welcoming staff, students and community members to another installment of the U.S. Bank speaker series. Speaker Jameson Stafford rose and immediately captivated the noisy room in th... Read more »

Hunting Mountain Mushrooms

Terra Breeden, Staff Reporter

March 24, 2016

Filed under Community, Outdoor, Sustainability, Travel

With their spongy, brain-like appearance and mottled brown coloring, morels look more like a discarded bathroom loofah than a gourmet treat. However, these wild North American mushrooms are prized for their nutty, steak-like fla... Read more »

Virtuosos and maestros, or SNC music students

Jamie Wanzek, News Editor

March 3, 2016

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Liberal Arts

While playing music, our brains fire in multiple components. Through a complex reaction involving our motor system, auditory circuitry system and sensory information system, sounds can be heard. Music allows one to connect ... Read more »

Sustainability Film Festival Focuses on Water

April 23, 2015

Filed under Sustainability

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but a movie can tell a compelling story, bring up important topics and strive to create a change. Especially ones lead by 84-year-old activists. The third annual sustainability film... Read more »

New class explores alternative economic theories

April 22, 2015

Filed under Core Themes

Associate Professor Robert King introduced a class this semester entitled Revolutionary Eco-History.  The class is a blend of economics and ecology. It combines his teaching with his current research into “future developments... Read more »

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